Assassination movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant assassination movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, stylized and exciting films and TV shows about / with assassination, deadly, murder, assassin, danger, violence, dishonesty, conspiracy, state affairs and death plots mostly in Thriller, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as assassination: 11.22.63 (2016), Z (1969), The Parallax View (1974), Salt (2010), Assassin's Creed (2016), Death of a President (2006), Munich (2005), Hitman (2007), Assassins (1995), The Assassination of Trotsky (1972).
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Hey Ram (2000)
Crime, Drama, History
India
186 min.
 8.0
The Parallax View (1974)
Drama, Thriller
USA
102 min.
 7.2
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Bodyguard (2018)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK
60 min.
 8.2
The Clovehitch Killer (2018)
Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
109 min.
 6.5

List of assassination movies

 8.2
 57K
11.22.63 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: time travel, changing the past or future, assassination, surveillance, kennedy assassination, murder, conspiracy, historical event, escapades, imaginary, period piece, time ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 50s, year 1963, future
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 8.2
 20K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, bleak ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, courtroom drama, political corruption, rally, police, government, cia, journalism, photojournalist, liberal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, stylized, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, reporter, political conspiracy, political corruption, assassination attempt, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, seattle washington, latin america
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 6.4
 270K
Salt (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude ...
Style: suspense, twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: double agent, cia, spy, espionage, chase, assassination, revenge, secret service, russian spy, female protagonist, lone hero, terrorism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: soviet union, new york, usa, russia, washington d.c. ...
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, adventure, assassin, time travel, imaginary, secret identity, chase, secret society, memory, parkour, danger, changing the past or future ...
Time: ancient history, year 1986, 2010s, 15th century
Place: spain, texas, london
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Death of a President (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictional investigative documentary looks back on the "assassination" of George W. Bush and attempts to answer the question of who committed the murder. Perhaps less morbid and disturbing to watch now than during Bush's presidency, ...
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: politics, assassination, secret service, terrorism, false accusation, map, sniper, crime, head of state, special agents, legal investigation, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, near future, year 2007
Place: usa, iraq, middle east, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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 7.6
 194K
Munich (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Canada, USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: During the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, eleven Israeli athletes are taken hostage and murdered by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Black September. In retaliation, the Israeli government recruits a group of Mossad agents to track down and ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, assassination, secret agents, revenge, politics, terrorism, vengeance, murder, jewish, justice, morality, tragedy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: europe, israel, middle east, lebanon, germany ...
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 6.3
 151K
Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, interpol, one man army, cia, sniper, fist fighting, assassination, chases and races, funeral, swat, killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, moscow russia, st. petersburg russia ...
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 6.3
 70K
Assassins (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Assassin Robert Rath arrives at a funeral to kill a prominent mobster, only to witness a rival hired gun complete the job for him -- with grisly results. Horrified by the murder of innocent bystanders, Rath decides to take one last job and then ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, rivalry, assassination, chase, cat, silencer, rescue, sniper rifle, cia, hidden camera, mexican standoff, police chase ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: caribbean, usa, detroit, seattle, seattle washington ...
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The Assassination of Trotsky (1972)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After having been forced to leave the Soviet Union 1929 Trotsky has ended up in Mexico 1940. He is still busy with the politics. Stalin has sent out an assassin, Frank Jacson. Jacson befriends a young communist and gets an invitation to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: assassination, exile, leadership, manhunt, rise and fall, political conspiracy, chases and races, state affairs, folk hero, on the run, political intrigue, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: mexico, russia, latin america
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Zero Dark Thirty (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: A chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda terrorist leader Osama bin Laden after the September 2001 attacks, and his death at the hands of the Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May, 2011.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, talky, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: manhunt, cia, military, terrorism, track down, assassination, navy, torture, surveillance, helicopter, espionage, 9/11 ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: pakistan, middle east, iraq, paris france, poland ...
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 8.0
 10K
Hey Ram (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Saketh Ram's wife is raped and killed during direct action day riots in Calcutta. He is convinced that Mahatma Gandhi is responsible for all the problems happening in the country. He sets out to kill him.
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, based on true events
Plot: assassination, vengeance, hindu, massacre, muslim, riot, revenge, political unrest, crimes, deadly, chaos and mayhem, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: asia, india, middle east, pakistan
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Rabbit on the Moon (2004)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Though around them a criminal world seethes, Julie and Antonio are a young and loving couple with a new baby and a solid, white-collar sense of stability. But when a loose social connection suddenly ties them to a major political assassination, the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: assassination, pub, murder, political corruption, assassination attempt, uncover truth, crime, frame up, police corruption, political conspiracy, political intrigue, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico city, mexico
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 6.5
 10K
Crying Freeman (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Japan, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A lethal assassin for a secret Chinese organisation, who sheds tears of regret each time he kills, is seen swiftly and mercilessly executing three Yakuza gangsters by a beautiful artist. She is captivated by the grace of his kill and later falls in ...
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, danger, murder, superhero, martial arts, track down, police investigation, crimes, deadly, rivalry, artist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: japan, shanghai china, usa, china, canada ...
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 6.3
 36K
Nick of Time (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Gene Watson is a public accountant who arrives on a train at Union Station in Los Angeles, accompanied by his 6-year-old daughter Lynn. Because of his ordinary looks, he is approached by a pair of sinister people named Smith and Jones.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: kidnapping, assassination, neo noir, race against time, politics, train station, danger, rescue, lobbyist, mexican standoff, accountant, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, tense
Plot: assassination, head of state, usa president, hitman, americana, deadly, state affairs, obsession, performance, slave, actress, execution ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: usa, virginia, illinois, maryland, cleveland ohio ...
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 4.3
 51
Noon Sunday (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two mercenaries are hired to commit a political assassination.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: assassination, island, heroes, mercenary, intrigue, leadership, crimes, danger, deadly, dishonesty, rivalry, knife fight ...
Time: 70s
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Executive Action (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Rogue intelligence agents, right-wing politicians, greedy capitalists, and free-lance assassins plot and carry out the JFK assassination in this speculative agitprop.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, assassin, sniper, cia, political conspiracy, politics, frame up, anti capitalism, government agency, head of state, uncover truth, chases and races ...
Time: year 1963
Place: dallas texas
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 6.9
 14K
Azumi (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In war-torn Japan, the Tokugawa Shogun, desperate to restore peace to his people, orders the assassination of the hostile warlords. A beautiful young woman is raised from birth with nine other orphans, to become an assassin. Her name is Azumi, the ...
Style: stylized, epic, exciting, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassination, martial arts, assassin, samurai, good versus evil, vengeance, master warrior, adventure, mass murder, katana, mission of murder, village ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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The Naked Runner (1967)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Sam Laker is an American industrialist, working in Britain, who has just been awarded an international award for industrial design. He is planning to travel to East Germany to attend a trade show and show off his invention, taking his 10 year old ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: assassination, spy, secret agents, espionage, holiday, on the run, invention, intelligence, danger, undercover, deadly
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: europe, germany
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The Domino Killings (1977)
Genre: Thriller, Drama
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tucker is a chronic underachiever and a loser. A Vietnam war veteran who just can't seem to keep out of trouble, in the years since his discharge. The only thing he got out of the war was his skill with a rifle. Now, serving a long stretch in ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, prison, government agency, protagonist as suspect, spy, cia, secret agents, witnessing a crime, assassination attempt, espionage, manhunt, terrorism ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, europe, spain, vietnam, mexico
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 5.3
 30K
Caligula (1979)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: The perversion behind imperial Rome, the epic story of Rome's mad Emporer. All the details of his cruel, bizarre reign are revealed right here: His unholy sexual passion for his sister, his marriage to Rome's most infamous prostitute, his ...
Style: sexual, erotic, epic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: lust, intrigue, unsimulated sex, sexual relations, assassination, royal family, prostitute, brutality, rise and fall, sexuality, betrayal, infidelity ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world, 1st century
Place: italy
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 6.1
 957
Doomsday Gun (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Dr Gerald Bull was a genius at designing and building superguns (very large long range guns capable of shooting at ranges more than 100 miles). When an operational plan by the CIA to export sanctioned arms to apartheid-South Africa through him was ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, semi documentary
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, saddam hussein, military, government agency, arms dealing, arms deal, war, betrayal, political intrigue, dishonesty, state affairs, fighting the system ...
Time: 90s
Place: iraq, middle east, brussels belgium
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, conspiracy, paranoia, politics, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, investigation, murder, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america
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Love & Anarchy (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in Fascist Italy before the outbreak of World War II, the story centers on Giannini's character, an anarchist who stays in a brothel while preparing to kill Benito Mussolini. Giannini's character, while preparing to assassinate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, assassination, master and servant, sexual abuse, sexual relations, political unrest, society, politics, fall in love, vengeance, idealism, redemption ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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 6.2
 4K
Hitman (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Financially troubled, a newbie hitman reluctantly takes the job of finding the plotted killer of a Japanese tycoon.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, martial arts, revenge, yakuza, track down, crime, vengeance, crimes, deadly, rivalry, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong
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 3.9
 189
Megaville (1990)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In the future, national boundaries have been broken down and two giant super-states remain—the bleak, oppressive, and totalitarian "Hemisphere," and the sprawling and futuristic "Megaville." Megaville has an elected president, ...
Style: futuristic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: society, assassination, hitman, smuggler, police officer, future dystopia, crimes, implant, deadly, life is a bitch, amateur detective, androids and robots ...
Time: future
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Julius Caesar (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: All star cast heads up this 1970 remake of the William Shakespeare classic tale of the betrayal of the the Roman senate against their emperor, the plotting and scheming that led up to the assassination of the title charecter, and all of Romes' ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: betrayal, assassination, tragic hero, head of state, roman empire, shakespeare, intrigue, leadership, rise and fall, political unrest, dishonesty, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: europe
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Perfect Assassins (1998)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When deadly terrorists strike, an FBI man, who is an expert on terrorist mentality, hunts their twisted "creator," who may be connected with a disgraced professor from his past.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, suicide, mad scientist, government agency, hostages, poison, secret agents, special agents, manhunt, on the run, terrorism, political conspiracy ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.5
 115K
Killer Elite (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a shocking true story, Killer Elite pits two of the world’s most elite operatives—Danny, an ex-special ops agent and Hunter, his longtime mentor—against the cunning leader of a secret military society. Covering the globe from ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, tense, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, spy, rescue, secret service, mentor, hostage, secret society, violence, chase, desert, assassination, ex military ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: england, london, middle east, mexico, europe ...
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